Tag Archives: Writing

September: Art and Quote

I’ve shared this piece of art before, but I like it and this girl is on an adventure, and I want life to continue to have !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!adventures! I have this list of quotes by my computer, for reference and for … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About VOICE

Physical voice, personality voice, writer’s voice, character’s voice, artist’s voice – all coming out of the same person – but are they all the same? About six years ago, I took several writing classes including a year of novel-writing.  The … Continue reading

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Sunflowers and Other Tidbits

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted… and it’s been awhile since I’ve painted.  Remember all the little watercolor sketches and the joy energy? I thought I would write some updates to my life. Update #1:  Organizing at a feverish pitch, … Continue reading

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Update – Novel Draft : BIG Edits

What’s your opinion of first drafts? Back in October 2012 I hand-wrote my version of the Na No Wri novel.  Here’s the past posts if you are interested in knowing more.  (My Version of Na No Wri Mo; NaNoWri Week … Continue reading

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Classics: Writing for Children

Do you have a favorite children’s book:  One that you read over and over or had your parent read over and over to you when you were a child? I ran across an article in my “Save and Read” pile … Continue reading

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New Year Musings and Goals

2013, 2013, 2013…..I feel excited about the New Year.  New possibilities, new directions, new goals: what does life have in store for me in 2013, where will my muse lead me in 2013: when, how, why and most importantly What … Continue reading

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Na No Wri: Week One Results

October 2012: Week One Results My Version of  the Na No Wri Mo novel-writing challenge. Date:                        Word Count:                          Comment October 1, 2012           822               Woke up from excitement way too early, 3:30 a.m. October 2nd                 683               Wrote same # of pages but wrote bigger OOPS! … Continue reading

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My version of Na No Wri Mo

Have you heard of the National Novel Writing Month challenge?  The goal and purpose are to write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days.  It’s about quantity over quality: get the words on the page.   According to the Wikipedia article, the … Continue reading

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Autumn Orange

Here’s my attempt at some flash fiction. This exercise came via CB  Wentworth’s blog (www.cbwentworth.wordpress.com)  via “Campaign Challenge #1/Fourth Writers Platform Building Campaign” (www.rachaelharrie.blogspot.com).    The parameters are:  *200 words or less, *begin with the words Shadows crept along the wall, use the … Continue reading

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LOL (more sarcasm)

The Leaning Tower of Boxes (Scene Two) “You had another nightmare last night,” he said.  “This time you kept saying ‘CMF! No! Die of CMF! No!’ ” “It’s the organization…January’s over,” she replied.  “And I’m not finished!” “Your mumbling has got to … Continue reading

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